Pyramid vs. oceanic circles. Facilitating sub-regional trade for sustainable development Bipul Chatterjee and Susan Mathew deliberate on why South Asia needs to adopt an oceanic circle model vis-à-vis pyramid model for facilitating trade Modi 2.0: revisiting relationship capitalism Deepanshu Mohan asks if the government can make a move from relationship capitalism to one where the markets compete freely across sectors Will India be able to achieve and sustain high growth rates? Richa Sekhani and Geethanjali Nataraj write that sustaining the growth rate requires India to take necessary steps to address both supply and demand side bottlenecks TPP: implications for India Geethanjali Nataraj and Pravakar Sahoo examine the likely implications of the TPP on India and set out a roadmap for India to prepare itself Mega regional trade agreements and the Indian economy Bipul Chatterjee and Kyle Cote assess the potential impact of the three mega RTAs on the Indian economy, with particular focus on the TPP and TTIP India's new foreign trade policy: setting its own house in order The new FTP reveals a more calculated, and perhaps long overdue, approach, Bipul Chatterjee and Chenai Mukumba argue Explicating on the need for sub-national activism Tridivesh Singh Maini and Deepanshu Mohan say it is imperative for India to mature as a federation while displaying strong 'cooperative federalism' India-EU FTA: problems and future prospects Geethanjali Nataraj writes that once India’s new foreign trade policy is announced the FTA talks can resume The growing importance of the G20 and the way forward: an Indian perspective India believes it is important that the G20 keeps a watch on changes in composition, nature and distribution of global imbalances and their implications, and to steer work towards their underlying causes, asserts Geethanjali Nataraj Europe should look East to balance the books India is able to provide the economic growth that European exporters need to generate business, Richard Heald argues The Foreign Manufacturers Liability and Accountability Act If the US puts this law into place it will effectively become a non-tariff barrier to accessing US markets, Pritam Banerjee writes India's urbanization: a trade and investment opportunity The firms that move in first will find their investment more than worthwhile says Pritam Banerjee Cyprus joint ventures: flexibility for Russia, CIS and India Cyprus plays a key role in the structuring of overseas investments writes Demetris Loizides India's commitment to equitable, fair, free and sustainable trade Pritam Banerjee says that India's ideal is of having a world where all factors of production can move relatively freely accross borders The giants' advance: China and India in the world economy L Alan Winters and Shahid Yusuf write that the rise of China and India on major trading nations will affect world markets substantially

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